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2019 JV Lacrosse

The junior varsity team is an integral part of the program. Players have regular opportunity to enjoy healthy competition, improve their lacrosse skills, and move up to varsity. Walker’s lacrosse program continues to build momentum, and is attracting gifted student athletes with a strong desire to learn and excel.

Our Varsity League Affiliations:

Walker’s lacrosse team competes in the Class “C” Western New England Prep School League (NEPSAC). Walker’s won the Class “C” title in 2005, 2008, and 2009 and placed second in 2007. Walker’s lacrosse also competes in the prestigious Founders League. League competitors include Choate, Taft, Hotchkiss, Loomis, Westminster, Kent, Kingswood Oxford, and Miss Porter’s.


Due to the cancellation of the spring 2020 season, both the JV and Varsity team members are listed as one group on the 2020 Varsity Lacrosse team page. The information below pertains to the 2019 JV Lacrosse team and their accomplishments.

Team Stats

1 W
1 L
0 T
Season Archives

2019 | 2018

Season Scores

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Lacrosse (JV)

vs. Miss Porter's School


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Lacrosse (JV)

vs. Kingswood Oxford School


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Lacrosse (JV)

vs. Pomfret School


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Lacrosse (JV)

vs. Rumsey Hall School


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Lacrosse (JV)

vs. Westminster


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Lacrosse (JV)

vs. Litchfield Hills


win: 17-9

Lacrosse (JV)

vs. Northfield Mount Hermon School


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Lacrosse (JV)

vs. Choate Rosemary Hall


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Lacrosse (JV)

vs. Canterbury School


loss: 5-12

Lacrosse (JV)

vs. Taft School


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Lacrosse (JV)

vs. Miss Hall's School


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Lacrosse (JV)

vs. Kent School


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Lacrosse (JV)

vs. Suffield Academy


Upcoming Games

No upcoming games found.

Team Roster

Walker's Athletic Logo
  • Captain
  • Ava Rivera ’20
  • Kyla Birk ’23
  • Jessica Caiaze ’21
  • Madison Donelson ’23
  • Kali Fontanella ’22
  • Garvey- Elise Johnson ’25
  • Valarie Lawson ’25
  • Vanessa Lois ’21
  • Claudia Luciani ’21
  • Lucia-Hope Markoe ’21
  • Hailey Nims ’22
  • Ku Paw ’22
  • Darby Sheldon ’23
  • Lena Van Der Klis ’21
  • Sydney Zarb ’23

Coaches

Todd DAlessandro
Todd David D'Alessandro P'19

Head Coach

tdalessandro@ethelwalker.org

860-408-4312

Todd D’Alessandro has been a member of Walker’s community for eight years. Coach D. returns to the JV Lacrosse field as the head of the JV team for the second season, following the unique virtual coaching in 2020. Coach D. teaches in the language department as a Spanish teacher, serves as a dorm parent in New Dorm, and is the director of summer programs.

Kathleen Minahan

Assistant Coach

kminahan@ethelwalker.org

Kathleen Minahan joins the lacrosse program for her second coaching gig at Walker’s, following nearly a decade of coaching in various sports including field hockey, lacrosse, and rowing. Coach Minahan, outside of serving as JV assistant coach, is chair of the History Department and an Upper School advisor. She resides in Cluett and serves as a dorm faculty member. Coach Minahan is currently in the process of completing her second master’s program at Teachers College, Columbia University.

Other Resources

Founders League

thefoundersleague.org

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

NCAA.org

New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC)

NEPSAC.org